Richard M. Currence, president of Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, has announced the delivery of two new 190-foot by 40-foot by 14- foot towing/supply vessels. The Gulf Fleet No. 42 and Gulf Fleet No. 43 (shown above) are sister vessels and are
Sayville Ferry Service Inc. recently announced the addition of the Fire Island Clipper to its fleet. The Clipper (shown above), built by Robert E. Derecktor at Mamaroneck, N.Y., was placed into service on the company's Sayville, N.Y., to Fire Island run immediately upon delivery.
On May 22, 1944, the Certificate of Incorporation of The American Waterways Operators was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware. It asserted, among other things, that AWO's purpose was, "To promote harmonious and friendly cooperation among
With an assist from Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl, the keel has been laid for the General Jackson, a 274-foot paddlewheel showboat being built for Opryland USA Inc. of Nashville by Jeffboat, Inc. in Jeffersonville, Ind. Miss Pearl joined a Nashville delegation that included U.
—Literature Available Ingersoll-Rand Company has purchased Fafnir Bearing Division of Textron, Inc., and has merged the ball bearing manufacturer with The Torrington Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. "This merger broadens the combined company's bearing product lines,
Fred Barg, vice president of C.J. Hendry Co., San Francisco, Calif.- based ship chandlery firm since 1865, has announced the appointment of John Iamarino as manager of their San Pedro branch. He replaces Dan Baldwin, who has retired after serving C.
At the Shipbuilders Council of America board meeting held recently in Washington, D.C., James R. Mellor, executive vice president, Marine, Land Systems & International, General Dynamics Corporation, St. Louis, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of directors of the council.
Responding to the need for a presence and to assist in the professionalization of the U.S. marine salvage and firefighting response, nine U.S. salvors have joined together to form the American Salvage Association (ASA). The initial group has participated
Peter P. Lombard, president of American United Marine Corporation, has been honored for his outstanding contribution to trade relations with Norway and the United States and has been awarded a special export diploma by the Export Council of Norway.
Bills legalizing gambling on U.S. passenger vessels and giving ocean freight consolidators more flexibility in fulfilling bonding requirements were recently sent by the House to the President's desk. It also approved and sent to the Senate a bill